> But we don't really need further kernel support for that, do we? I know
> a user currently cannot raise priority, but the user can run all his
> normal apps at slightly lower priority, except for xine. And the
> admin/distrubutor can set everything up for using the slightly lower
> priority by default. Well, perhaps all this involves so much use of
> "nice" that kernel support is a good idea anyway...
true, but i think we could help by doing this automatically. This will
also make it easier to tune things as part of the scheduler proper.
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